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Man Who Made Gummi Bears Famous Dead at 90

Hans Riegel of Germany took dad's concoction to new heights

(Newser) - He was the world's first and surely last "gummi bear magnate," as the headline in Der Spiegel puts it. Hans Riegel, who ran Germany's Haribo candy company and made the chewy little bears a worldwide phenomenon, has died at age 90. The bears were a concoction...

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